Streamlining Management Control


Streamlining Management Control

Accompanying Report of the National Performance Review

Office of the Vice President

Washington, DC

September 1993


Executive Summary

Recommendations and Actions

SMC01: Implement a Systems Design Approach to Management Control

SMC02: Streamline the Internal Controls Program to Make it an Efficient and Effective Management Tool

SMC03: Change the Focus of the Inspectors General

SMC04: Increase the Effectiveness of Offices of General Counsel

SMC05: Improve the Effectiveness of the General Accounting Office Through Increased Customer Feedback

SMC06: Reduce the Burden of Congressionally Mandated Reports

SMC07: Reduce Internal Regulations By More Than 50 Percent

SMC08: Expand the Use of Waivers to Encourage Innovation


Summary of Actions by Implementation Category

Accompanying Reports of the National Performance Review

Each action is followed by a number in parentheses that indicates the necessary avenue for effective implementation. Appendix A organizes all actions according to these categories.

(1) Agency heads can do themselves.

(2) President, Executive Office of the President, or Office of Management and Budget can do.

(3) Requires legislative action.

(4) Good idea, but will require additional work, or may be better suited for future action.

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